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Can President Obama stop Donald Trump?

March 19, 2016
Jeff Zeleny | CNN
As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump get closer to locking in their parties' nominations, President Obama is jumping into the fray.
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Obama's historic trip to Cuba, Boehner backs Ryan for president and Supreme Court to consider Obamacare contraception mandate

March 18, 2016
Obama will be the first president since Coolidge to visit Cuba.
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Obama Will Get His Pick on the Supreme Court Eventually

March 18, 2016
Michael Duffy | TIME
Merrick Garland, Chief Judge of the D.C. Circuit, had twice made it to the final round of the Supreme Court sweepstakes and twice been sent home empty-handed. Barack Obama considered him in 2009 but wound up picking Sonia Sotomayor. He took a hard look at Garland a year later, but instead tapped Elena Kagan for the job. By the time Justice Antonin Scalia died in February, Garland was thought at age 63 to be too old for a third shot.
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Obama Picks Court Nominee Once Admired by GOP

March 17, 2016
Alexis Simendinger, James Arkin | Real Clear Politics
President Obama plunged headlong into an epic battle with the Republican-led Senate Wednesday, nominating Merrick Garland, chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, to succeed the late conservative Justice Antonin Scalia.
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With Historic Trip to Cuba, Obama Aims to Accelerate a Policy Shift

March 17, 2016
Carol Lee, Felicia Schwartz | The Wall Street Journal
President Barack Obama will take a bulging schedule with him on his history-making trip to Cuba, planning to meet President Raúl Castro, tour Old Havana, meet with dissidents and deliver a speech on U.S.-Cuba relations, senior officials said, all steps designed to showcase his policy of engagement.
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